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Carson B. Bagley

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St. George, UT

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Practice Areas:

  • Homeowner Association/Community Association/Condominium Association
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business
  • Real Property
  • Credit Reporting Disputes


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Carson is a partner and one of the founding members of Jenkins Bagley Sperry, PLLC. His legal practice focuses on homeowner association law, planned communities, condominiums, real estate, liens, easements, contracts, civil litigation, construction defects, and business law. Carson’s representation within the community association field includes advising clients regarding compliance and enforcement of the governing documents, amending governing documents, and addressing disputes between owners and associations. In addition to other litigation, Carson has litigated many construction defect cases ranging from single homes to entire communities.

In 2022-2023, Carson served as the president of the Utah Chapter of Community Associations Institute (UCCAI) and continues to be involved with UCCAI, including being involved with UCCAI’s Legislative Action Committee where he provides input on legislation that impacts people living and working in community associations. He has also been recognized multiple times by Utah Business Magazine and Super Lawyers Magazine.

Carson is licensed to practice law in Utah and Nevada and enjoys exploring the world with his daughter, family, and friends, while jeeping, scuba diving, biking, canyoneering, farming, and going on other adventures in the great outdoors.

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Past Positions

  • Vial Fotheringham SG, LLP, Associate Attorney, 2010 to 2017
  • Clarkson Draper & Beckstrom, LLC


  • The S.J. Quinney College of Law at The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
    • J.D.
  • Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah
    • B.S.
    • Honors: summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 2008
  • U.S. District Court District of Utah, 2008
  • Nevada, 2009
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 2009


  • Utah Legal Elite, Utah Business Magazine, 2016, 2019
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Selectee, Five State Region

Classes & Seminars

  • Introduction to Paralegal Studies, Dixie State College, 2008 to 2019
  • National HOA Case law Update & Trends, Southern UT Subchapter of CAI, 2019 to 2020
  • Diasters: Natural & Unnatural-Who is Liable?, Jenkins Bagley Annual Law Forum, 2019
  • Federal Law Limits on Utah Reinvestment Fees, Jenkins Bagley Monthly Luncheons, 2019
  • Governing Documents Training, Property Management Company, 2019

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Family Law Clinic, Pro bono Initiative, Volunteer, 2008 to 2008

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Sigma Alpha

Representative Cases

  • Telegraph Tower, LLC v Century Mortgage, LLC, 2016 Utah App 102
  • Trailside Planned Unit Development Owners Association v Festival Development, LLC, et al, 2012-2017

Professional Associations

  • Southern Utah Bar Association, Member, 2008 to Present
  • Utah Federal Bar, Member, 2008 to Present
  • Utah Legislative Action Committee of CAI, Member, 2009 to Present
  • Nevada State Bar, Member, 2009 to Present
  • Community Association Institute(National)(CAI), Member, 2010 to Present
  • Utah Chapter of Community Associations Institute, Board Member


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